Risi E Bisi Italian Rice and Peas Recipe

Risi E Bisi Italian Rice and Peas picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cooked brown rice2 Cup (32 tbs), hot & firmly cooked
 Boiling water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Instant chicken broth and seasoning mix2 Ounce (2 Envelopes)
 Dehydrated onion flakes1 Teaspoon
 Minced parsley2 Teaspoon
 Pepper To Taste
 Sherry extract2 Drop (Few Drops)
 Margarine1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Frozen green peas16 Ounce (1 Package)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 209 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.4%

Saturated Fat 0.29 g1.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 49.3 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g31%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 9 g17.3%

Vitamin A 21.8% Vitamin C 82.7%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Take a small saucepan and combine all ingredients in it.
2) Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes or until pears become soft.

3) Transfer to a serving platter. Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.

TIP: You can remove cover and simmer if rice and peas become too moist.